[Philosophy] The Atomists

The Greek word atomos (the negative term “a-” and “τομή,” the term for “cut”) means “uncuttable or indivisible. Ancient Atomism, proposed by Leucippus and his pupil Democritus in the 5th century BC, is a natural philosophy proposing that the universe is composed of indivisible components known as atoms.

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[Philosophy] The Nature of the Universe

The most fundamental question of all human thoughts can be about us (human beings) and the world we live in. How did the universe come into being, or what is its most basic substance? Even though we think the answer belongs to the realm of sciences nowadays, seeking the nature of the universe has been the essential activity of Philosophy since its birth. Even now, philosophy can be a fundamental tool for integrating all scientific knowledge into a single grand system of thought.

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